Sample Minors

The following examples illustrate ways in which the international minor requirements can be met. Many other combinations of courses can be proposed for approval.
I. INTERNATIONAL MINOR - FRANCE

Language:                                                                                                        

# of semester hours

FR 101, 102, 103, 104, or equivalent* – Elementary and Intermediate French
*Substitution of AP credit or credit earned in summer language study is permitted                        

12

Area Studies:

 

FR 209 – Introduction to French Literature              
ECON 332 – European Economic History        
FR 479 – Studies in Francophonie                                                                           

3
3
3

Residency:

 

Six week summer program at iCAM in Lille, France studying French language and culture. Six hours of credit can be substituted to fulfill part of the above course requirements.

 


II. INTERNATIONAL MINOR - CHINA/EAST ASIA

Language

# of semester hours

CHIN 201, 202 – Elementary Chinese I & II
CHIN 490 – Readings in Chinese Literature

10
3

Area Studies

 

HIST 120 – East Asian Civilizations
ENG 299* – Cultural Study of China
PS 343 – Government and Politics of China   
*Credit earned in residence in Hong Kong                  

3
3
3

Residency

 

Six week summer program at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

 

III. INTERNATIONAL MINOR - GREAT BRITAIN
In this example language cannot be used as part of the required 21 semester hours.

Area Studies*:                                                                          

# of semester hours

ACE 251 – World Food Economy    
ENGL 247 – The British Novel                                 
GEOG 110 – Geography of International Conflicts
HIST 255 – British Isles to 1688                                        
HIST 256 – History of Great Britain Since 1688                       
PS 280 – Introduction to International Relations
PS 349 – Government & Politics of Great Britain                
*Credit earned in residence in Great Britain may be substituted for some of these courses.

3
3
3
3
3
3
3

Residency:

 

One academic year at Bristol University.

 

Note: This set of courses satisfies all of the college and campus requirements for non-technical general education courses